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May 24, 2011

Page Speed Checker

Loading speed impart big impact when we talk about site performance. The higher the loading speed the better. There also evidences that fast loading sites acquire better SEO rankings. Google already includes page load time as a factor in determining an AdWord listing's Quality at the same time smaller files will be downloaded faster in which result to lessen your bounce rate and less server bandwidth consumed. Search engine will not oftenly crawl your site since it likely use light threading process. Meaning, search engine send as much traffic which server can handle.

Another best result is; it helps users experience. Studies show that user’s only wait up to three seconds maximum for a page before leaving. So if you’re site is too slow, you could grab bunch of negative impact towards your users.

Checking your site Speed

There are several websites which offers free loading speed checker for your site. Some of these websites are:,, and more.  Aside from those site mention, another helpful tool is the Page Speed for Firefox Browser which can be seen in your webmaster tools page. Labs > Site Performance.

Page Speed Tool analyze the loading speed of your site pages and give overall score for page speed. Score is based on 100 ratio. It also list necessary actions, files, and corresponding speed per action. Actions listed are need to be taken in order to get a high score or simply pass the loading speed standard, 88 - 100. But if it is possible to make it 100 that would be great.

You can also click the listed actions if you want to have more informations with regard to it. Try to make your site as skinny as you can (skinny = fast). To acquire credibility, search engines crawling benefits and lessen your bounce rate. Test your site now.


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Daniel Marriott said...

 You can do this in Google chrome 

Janzell Jurilla said...

Hi daniel,

I assume that your comment is a question... I think Page Speed is an add ons for Firefox. 

Daniel Marriott said...

sorry i meant that in google chrome it shows you what loads and how long it has taken objects to load on the page.

this explains it

Janzell Jurilla said...

ah, I see, thanks for clarification